Android P may get iPhone X-like gestures, according to Google’s own leak


Android P may get iPhone X-like gestures, according to Google’s own leak

Google appears to have just leaked a major feature coming to Android P, the next version of its OS. According to an image that appeared briefly on the Android Developers blog for an unrelated feature, Android P will come with support for gestured based navigation – and it’s about time.

This is the image Google posted:

Notice anything odd? Look at the navigation bar:

Here’s what it normally looks like on a Pixel 2 running Android O (or the current Android P beta, for that matter):

Where did the recents button go? Why is the back button using the old hollow design? And who squished the home button into a pill?

While I’d like to think Google’s Android Team got drunk and experimented with wacky designs, all signs point that gesture navigation is – at the very least – being considered for Android P.

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